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North Carolina's Banner County: Mecklenburg Today

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Encompassing 543 square miles, Mecklenburg County, lies in a convenient location, approximately half-way between Atlanta and Richmond. Boasting four railroads, six hospitals, two daily newspapers, 450 congregations, and 38 of the nation's 50 largest firms, Mecklenburg additionally serves as the banking center for North Carolina. Sustained through industrial plants, of which Mecklenburg has at least 500, residents are also part-time farmers, utilizing forty percent of the county's land for agricultural production.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 30 Issue 23, Apr 1963, p9-11, 24-30, il, map